Joel Tobeck

Joel Tobeck

actor, additional crew

Joel Tobeck was born on Jun 02, 1971 in New Zealand. Joel Tobeck's big-screen debut came with Queen City Rocker directed by Bruce Morrison in 1986, strarring . Joel Tobeck is known for Secret City directed by Emma Freeman, Anna Torv stars as Harriet Dunkley and Marcus Graham as Andrew Griffiths. Joel Tobeck has got 1 awards and 5 nominations so far. The most recent award Joel Tobeck achieved is New Zealand Film and TV Awards (I). The upcoming new tvshow Joel Tobeck plays is The Luminaries - Season 1 which will be released on Feb 14, 2021.

Born into an acting family in Auckland, New Zealand, Joel made his first stage appearance with his mother, Liddy Holloway, at age 5. With his solid grounding in theatre, he has appeared in many stage productions, covering all genres from Shakespeare to Musical Theatre. His nearly two dozen film appearances, ranging from whimsical comedy to intense drama and modern horror, has seen him work extensively both in New Zealand and Australia. In 1997, he won Best Actor in the NZ Film & TV Awards for Topless Women Talk About Their Lives (1997). Joel's television career has been equally as wide ranging, appearing regularly in many New Zealand dramas and comedy shows, including the Xena, la guerrière (1995), Hercule (1995) and Hercule contre Arès (1998) series and, most recently, "Underbelly: Land of the Long Green Cloud" (2011)_ and the popular This Is Not My Life (2010). Joel has also taken his talents to the USA, guest starring in Sons of Anarchy (2008), The Glades (2010), Hawaii 5-0 (2010), A.K.A. (2006) and FBI - Portés disparus (2002), and Australia, playing the lead roles in the critically-acclaimed drama, Tangle (2009), and the comedy, :30 Seconds (2009), which saw him nominated for the Most Outstanding Performance By an Actor award at the 2010 Australian Subcription Television & Radio Association Awards in Australia. Joel has also worked as a singer and guitarist over the years, playing and singing in bands, both in New Zealand and Australia. Over the years, Joel has developed a range of other skills with voice work, radio, improvisation, Theatresports, dance and choreography.

  • Birthday

    Jun 02, 1971
  • Place of Birth

    Auckland, New Zealand
  • Also known


Known For


1 wins & 5 nominations

New Zealand Film and TV Awards (I)
Best Actor
Winner - Film Award
Topless Women Talk About Their Lives (1997)

Movies & TV Shows

TV Shows